From the Fall 2012 Buddhadharma magazine: Ask the Teachers
There are times on the path when I feel isolated from society and the people around me. Perversely, this always seems to be when I am meditating the most and really clearing my head. Superficialities and consumptive tendencies seem very exaggerated, and I find myself feeling alien in the world around me. I don’t think this is the proper response. What can be done to combat this?
Zenkei Blanche Hartman, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, and Narayan Liebenson Grady all have answers — click here to read them, now online in their entirety.
(Photo credits, left to right: Barbara Wenger, Janine Guldener, Mary Lang)